Nestor Carbonell

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/01/1967, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor; screenwriter
User Rating: (109 ratings)
Add Your Rating: 1 stars2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars
Nestor Carbonell Fast Facts:
  • His father was a Cuban emigre who left in 1960, fought at the Bay of Pigs, became a Pepsi executive, and published a 1989 memoir of his experiences titled And the Russians Stayed.
  • Grew up around the world, spending time in 13 countries as a child.
  • Made his prime-time TV debut in a 1991 episode of NBC's Law & Order.
  • Won two Alma Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series (in 1998 and 1999) for his role as hunky magazine photographer Luis Rivera on the Brooke Shields sitcom Suddenly Susan (1996-2000).
  • Met wife, actress Shannon Kenny, while working on the short-lived WB sitcom Muscle (1995).
  • Scripted, executive-produced and starred in the 2000 comedy Attention Shoppers.
  • Nestor Carbonell Relationships:
  • Shannon Kenny - Wife
  • Nestor Carbonell - Father
  • Nestor Rafael Carbonell - Son
  • Marco Carbonell - Son
  • College:
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (BA in English, 1990)

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular